Iran announces stats on exports via East Azerbaijan customs
Tehran, Iran, Jan. 2
During the last nine months of this Iranian year (started March 21, 2018), 1.604 million tons of goods worth $191.877 million were exported through the East Azerbaijan Province customs, Leila Urangi, a customs officer, said.
In terms of dollar value, this is a 33 percent increase, she announced.
Exports from the East Azerbaijan customs grew 40 percent in the nine months, Urangi said, Trend reports citing IRNA.
“Most of the goods exported include plastic materials and articles made of these materials, iron, steel, mineral fuels, mineral oils, fruits, citrus fruits, machinery and mechanical appliances, components, cereal products, milk and pastry, chocolate and sweets, glass and glassware, cocoa and its products,” she said.
Urangi added that these products were exported to 98 countries. The main destinations are Iraq, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bulgaria, China and Italy.
She noted that over the same period, more than 1.190 million passengers traveled through the customs of the province, which increased 24 percent in terms of incoming passengers and 15 percent in terms of outgoing passengers.
“Revenue from the province’s customs during the nine months of this year was about $900 million, which is 2 percent less than the same period last year,” said Urangi.